Tourism releases post-pandemic exhaust valves in Madrid
The Dominican Republic presents itself as the great protagonist of the 42nd International Tourism Fair (Fitur) and in this sense the leadership of its President, Luis Abinader, confirms the priority of a nation that currently exceeds 90% hotel occupancy , according to sources. officers.
Abinader had lunch this Wednesday with His Majesty King Felipe VI at the Palacio de la Zarzuela, shortly after both visited the pavilions of IFEMA-Madrid, where the appointment with the industry without chimneys takes place.
The Dominican president, who will also meet the president, Pedro Sánchez, at the Moncloa Palace, discussed the state of bilateral relations with the sovereign.
Dominican visibility in the Spanish capital became more evident on Monday with the display of the colors of its flag at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, the usual home of current LaLiga champions Atlético de Madrid.
This Tuesday, Abinader underlined during the II Exceltur Leadership Forum, his penchant for agreements and consensus between the public and private sectors to relaunch the development of sustainable tourism.
The Dominican head of state considered industry without chimneys essential for the economic and social development of his country.
The Dominican Republic is the partner-guest country of Fitur and its image has also been consolidated with a mural in the Santo Domingo metro station, which will remain for two years, and with allegories of its territory in the fountain of Plaza Cibeles Thursday and Friday .
Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras exhibited part of their products on the initial date of the exhibition which will last until next Sunday.
Cuba today presented its tourism portfolio with broad growth projections towards 2030, during a meeting with Spanish businessmen at the Fitur 2022 exhibition.
The Cuban Minister of Tourism, Juan Carlos García Granda, detailed the strengths of the sphere on the Caribbean island, among which he highlighted the success of the vaccination campaign with three of his own serums that have demonstrated their effectiveness. Topics he discussed in front of businessmen and at a conference with his counterparts in Latin America.
He mentioned some goals by 2030, such as increasing hotel capacity to 95,000 rooms and exceeding six million visitors.
The delegation of the largest of the Antilles is also represented by Gaviota, Cubanacán Hotels, Gran Caribe, Isla Azul, Ecotur, Cubatur, Viajes Cubanacán, Paradiso, Cuban Medical Services, Rum Museum, Palco business group; and the hotel companies MGMutus, Barceló, Be Live, ROC, Meliá, Iberostar and Guamá-Havanatur.
Chile, which has already shown signs of dynamism in the sector with a meteoric rise that allowed it to close 2018 with more than six million foreign visitors, is looking for a way to rebound by controlling the pandemic and renewing its emblematic products. such as Patagonia, numerous ski resorts, the Atacama desert and wine tourism.